National Column: Russia policy raises many questions

Canada’s decision to expel Russian diplomats raises more questions than it answers.

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said the expulsion of four diplomats and the refusal to accredit three more is designed to show solidarity with Britain, which blames Russia for deploying a deadly nerve agent in England.


Column: Chamber Chatter

11:30 am – 1:00 pm at Morinville Community Cultural Centre
GUEST SPEAKER: Dane Lloyd, Member of Parliament – Sturgeon River-Parkland
Q & A session following […]


Obituary: Potvin, Norman

Norman passed away on March 22, 2018 with family by his side. Left to cherish his memory is Jennifer, his wife of 47 years, his 3 daughters, Laurette (Scott) and their 3 children, Mikayla, Katie and Kyle, Jacquie (Eric) and their 2 boys Lukas and Kiptyn, and Annette (Paul) and their children Forest and River.


National Column: Election officer plays crucial role

The self-serving practice of preying on the concerns of targeted groups of voters by feeding them dubious information was baked in the DNA of Canada’s political parties long before social media offered them sophisticated avenues to do so. […]

Local News

Council has first discussions on 2018 taxation rate at committee meeting

Council has had an initial conversation about setting their 2018 ‘mill’ or tax rates ahead of their decisions on the matter in April. This conversation came in Committee of the Whole (COW) after a refresher on mill rates and assessment from Chief Financial Officer Shawna Jason.